Unfortunately we will not be running dedicated Island Hopping weeks in 2022. However if during your stay at Doune you would be interested in visiting some of the islands, Mary Doune will be available for charter for up to 4 days in a week.
The actual destinations will be dictated by the weather, but we are able to spend up to 7 hours on an island. Whether your passion is wildlife, history, mountain tops or tea shops there is lots to see and do. Then it's back for an outstanding meal at Doune Dining Room
Accommodation is in Doune Bay Lodge for up to 12 guests in single or twin rooms.
Doune Bay Lodge is situated at the Southern end of Doune Bay, looking West across the Sound of Sleat to the Skye Cuillin. Tucked just 20 metres back from it's own beach (sandy below mid-tide. All rooms have excellent sea or hillside views. The Lodge is lined in pine throughout, the feel is warm and welcoming. Downstairs the open plan living area furnished with comfy sofas and chairs, provides plenty of space for relaxation, discussion or activities. Games and books are provided in case of poor weather, but please do bring your own favourites. The kitchen area has hot drink making facilities. The utility area has shared facilities with 3 showers, 2 toilets, handbasins and drying facilities. All rooms have power sockets available for computer/camera/battery charging, but as power is limited please do not bring high wattage appliances such as hair dryers.
Outside there is a full length verandah with a few steps down to the grassy foreshore above the beach.
All holidays are fully catered. Excellent home cooked meals are available in Doune dining room, a walk of only 100 metres along a rough footpath.
All water and space heating is by gas. Electricity is provided by diesel generator and is switched off at night. There is a secondary battery lighting system with emergency lighting in all rooms. All gas and electric is included in the price.
All holidays at Doune are fully catered, with all meals being taken in Doune Dining Room
The walking was wonderful, but it was really just a way of filling the time before the next sumptuous meal.